JVAC releases names of applicants seeking to fill Supreme Court of Appeals vacancy created by resignation, retirement of Justice Menis Ketchum


​Interviews to be conducted August 23
CHARLESTON, WV – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission (JVAC) has released the names of the applicants seeking to fill the vacancy on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals created by the resignation and retirement of Justice Menis Ketchum.
The following individuals have applied:
  • Timothy P. Armstead, Charleston 
  • Robert H. Carlton, Williamson 
  • Gregory B. Chiartas, Charleston 
  • Robert J. Frank, Lewisburg 
  • Evan Jenkins, Huntington 
  • Arthur Wayne King, Clay 
  • D.C. Offutt Jr., Barboursville 
  • William Schwartz, Charleston 
  • Martin P. Sheehan, Wheeling 
Interviews will be conducted by the JVAC on August 23.​

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